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James Robertson, Detroit man who walks 21 miles a day to work and back, gets new Ford Taurus

DETROIT – Everyman’s hard-workin’, hard-walkin’ commuting hero finally got a car. Detroiter James Robertson, whose daily marathons of walking to a suburban factory job made him an overnight media celebrity, registered total surprise as he walked into the Suburban Ford dealership in Sterling Heights, expecting just to “get some brochures,” said Blake Pollock, the UBS banker who befriended Robertson last ...

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Young Texas man gets life for killing mother, raping her body

Frances BurnsCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 9 (UPI) — A young Texas man who admitted sexually assaulting his mother’s body after he killed her has been sentenced to life in prison. Latest News – UPI.com

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Eiffel Tower gets $38M vertigo-inducing face-lift with glass floor

Updated October 7, 2014 9:28 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Reported on Oct. 7, 2014, a new $ 38 million glass floor, located high above ground, is giving tourists at the Eiffel Tower butterflies as the landmark celebrates its 125th anniversary. (Credit: AP) Related media Unusual tours around Paris The many sights of Europe New and last-chance-to-see in Europe Travel deals ...

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Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg gets a knighthood

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) — Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York, was awarded an honorary British knighthood, the British Embassy in Washington announced Monday. Top News – UPI.com

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Norris Cole gets his shot rejected by Ian Mahinmi

Something got in the way of Norris Cole’s layup attempt. This is a really great play from the Pacers vs. Heat game and it does not involve Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Roy Hibbert, or Paul George. That’s kind of weird, right? SBNation.com – All Posts

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Stephen Elop Would Kill Bing If He Gets Microsoft CEO Gig

Filed under: Company News, Microsoft, Computer Industry, CEOs Karim Sahib, AFP/Getty ImagesMicrosoft CEO candidate Stephen Elop By Steve Kovach Stephen Elop, one of the candidates in the running to be Microsoft’s (MSFT) next CEO, is said to be considering selling the company’s Bing search business and Xbox video game business if he gets the job, according to Bloomberg. The Bloomberg ...

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Lovett: De Blasio’s pre-K tax gets support in Legislature

AP Photo/Mike Groll/ASSOCIATED PRESS Senate co-leader Jeffrey Klein (D-Bronx) says Bill de Blasio’s plan to use tax hikes on the wealthy to fund universal prekindergarten ‘has a lot of merit.’ ALBANY — On the eve of Tuesday’s mayoral election, Democratic front-runner Bill de Blasio’s push to tax the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten has received crucial support in ...

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‘Baywatch’ Star Alexandra Paul — Stalker Gets Restraining Order… ‘Stop Harassing Me!’

‘Baywatch’ StarStalker Gets Restraining OrderStop Harassing Me! Exclusive “Baywatch” star Alexandra Paul has just been ordered by a judge NOT to harass her stalker … bizarre but true. It all started back in 2011 … when Nicole Albrecht — a German citizen — and her 8-year-old brother knocked on Alexandra’s door at her home in Pacific Palisades and asked to ...

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